The suprameatal spine is a small spine, immediately below the posterior root of the zygomatic process, situated at the upper and posterior part of the orifice of the external acoustic meatus. It is a projection for attachment of the auricular cartilage.

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).


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